Passing the Test (1 Corinthians 10:1-14)

The temptations of Jesus parallel the wilderness experience of Israel - only with a far different outcome. When we bring that understanding to the text of 1 Corinthians 10, which is a chronicle of Israel's failures in the wilderness, we see what is meant both by the warning to take heed that we do not fall and the message of hope that God provides a way of escape.